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It looks as if the judges who operate the gateway between the NSA and the cable companies may not be as impartial as their job description requires them to. An investigation by Vice has revealed that several judges who sit on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court are also Verizon shareholder...

July 28th 2014 at 10:17am 0 Comments
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Apple has suffered another setback in its attempts to stop the bankrupt Kodak from auctioning off a series of patents. After Apple's previous attempt to stop the auction wholesale failed, the company appealed to try to move the case from bankruptcy court to a local district court, which Apple...

July 30th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Atari has announced the finalists in its ongoing dev challenge contest, in which developers from around the Internet have pitched updates to the classic Pong game for the iOS and Android App Stores, with the winners to be published and rev-shared by Atari itself. All of those finalists look pre...

June 26th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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And they're off! I thought it was weird that Time Warner was pushing so hard to get streaming cable channels on its new iPad app, but apparently it's ready to back up that stance. The company has just dropped a request for a declaratory judgement on a US District Court, asking the courts to rul...

April 7th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

I've been down on the fine folks at Smule in the past -- I've said that their app Ocarina seems kind of silly (even if people have created some pretty awesome stuff with it and other less annoying music apps). And about the only thing they could have done to make it up to me was to develop some sort...

April 16th 2009 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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Apparently our pals over in the Chinese judicial system are getting challenged by technology these days. No, they haven't invented lawyerbots yet (though some of the nursebots we've seen could wield a gavel), but they're getting closer. A new software app implemented in the Zichuan District Court in...

September 13th 2006 at 6:56pm 0 Comments